Samuel Ashford


The UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (“OFSI”) has published updated guidance (the “Russia Sanctions Guidance”) on the implementation of the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (“UK Russia Regulations”), including a new FAQ addressing circumstances where a UK financial institution receives funds indirectly from or via a designated bank. In parallel with this update to its Russia Sanctions Guidance, OFSI has also published a new General Licence relating to Correspondent Banking Payments (INT/2023/3566356). Updated…